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Pacing Guides


The following pacing guides help guide instruction to ensure that specific standards are taught by predetermined points during the year. The district level assessments are intended to compliment the individual school and classroom level assessments.  

Parent FAQ

What subject areas are students tested in?

  • English-Language Arts
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • History-Social Studies

How are the test scores used to improve my child's education? 

The test scores are designed as a classroom tool for teachers to measure individual student and cohort group progress.  The scores help teachers to individualize instruction to meet student needs.  

Are my student's scores being compared to other students?

No.  The test scores are used to measure your child's understanding of material being taught in the classroom throughout the year.  A student's test scores are not compared to other students for the purpose of ranking or grading students. 

Mississippi Department of Education Frameworks

Mississippi Department of Education Interpretive Guides

Rankin County School District Pacing Guides


Social Studies



Language Arts 



2021-2022 Kindergarten Pacing Guide

Kindergarten (2016)

Kindergarten (2021)



2021-2022 First Grade Pacing Guide


1st Grade (2021)



2021-2022 Second Grade Pacing Guide


2nd Grade (2021)



2021-2022 Third Grade Pacing Guide


3rd Grade (2021)



2021-2022 Fourth Grade Pacing Guide

4th Grade Science Pacing 2021-2022

4th Grade (2021)



2021-2022 Fifth Grade Pacing Guide

5th Grade Science Pacing 2021-2022

5th Grade (2021)



6th Grade (2021)


6th Grade (2021)

Middle/High Social Studies Pacing Guides

Early World History

2021-2022 Early World History Pacing Guide

MS US History

2021-2022 Middle SchoolSUS History Pacing Guide

Introduction to Geography

2021-2022 Introduction to Geography THEME Pacing Guide

2021-2022 Introduction to Geography REGION Pacing Guide

Mississippi Studies

2021-2022 Mississippi Studies Pacing Guide

World History - Enlightenment to Present

2021-2022 World History Pacing Guide

U.S. History

2019 US History Pacing Guide

U.S. Government



Middle/High English Language Arts Pacing Guides
6th Grade English Language Arts 2021 6th Grade English Language Arts Pacing Guide

7th Grade English Language Arts

2019 7th Grade English Language Arts Pacing Guide

8th Grade English Language Arts

2019 8th Grade English Language Arts Pacing Guide

English I

2019 English I Pacing Guide

English II

2019 English II Pacing Guide

English III

2019 English III Pacing Guide

English IV

2019 English IV Pacing Guide

Middle/High Math Pacing Guides
6th Grade Math 6th Grade Math Pacing Guide

7th Grade Math

7th Grade Math Pacing Guide

7th Grade Compacted Math 7th Grade Compacted Math Pacing Guide

8th Grade Math

8th Grade Math Pacing Guide

8th Grade Compacted Math 8th Grade Compacted Math Pacing Guide

Algebra I

Algebra I Pacing Guide

Foundations of Algebra Foundations of Algebra Pacing Guide


Geometry Pacing Guide

Algebra II - Option 1

Algebra II Pacing Guide - Option 1

Algebra II - Option 2 Algebra II Pacing Guide - Option 2
Algebra III Algebra III Pacing Guide


SREB Math Pacing Guide

Advanced Math Advanced Math Pacing Guide
AP Calculus AP Calculus Pacing Guide
AP Statistics AP Statistics Pacing Guide
MAAP Blueprints

ELA MAAP Blueprints

2021-22 UPDATED ELA MAAP Blueprints

MATH MAAP Blueprints

2021-22 UPDATED MATH MAAP Blueprints